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Definition of the adjective rocky

What does rocky mean as an attribute of a noun?

Rocky is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: more rocky / rockier | most rocky / rockiest

  1. abounding in rocks or stones
  2. causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
  3. liable to rock
    • example: on high rocky heels
    • similar: unstable
  4. full of hardship or trials

Alternative definition of the adjective rocky


  1. Unstable; easily rocked.
  2. In the style of rock and roll music.
  3. [figuratively] Troubled; or difficult; in danger or distress.
  4. Full of, or abounding in, rocks; consisting of rocks.
  5. Like a rock.
  6. [figuratively] Not easily impressed or affected; hard; unfeeling; obdurate; as, a rocky bosom.


  1. "Rocky" is a 1976 American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen and both written by and starring Sylvester Stallone. It tells the rags to riches American Dream story of Rocky Balboa, an uneducated but kind-hearted debt collector for a loan shark in the city of Philadelphia. Rocky starts out as a club fighter who later gets a shot at the world heavyweight championship. It also stars Talia Shire as Adrian, Burt Young as Adrian's brother Paulie, Burgess Meredith as Rocky's trainer Mickey Goldmill, and Carl Weathers as the champion, Apollo Creed.
  2. "Rocky" is a 1981 Bollywood film produced and directed by Sunil Dutt who also has a cameo role. The film marks the debut of Sunil's son Sanjay Dutt and stars Reena Roy, Tina Munim, Amjad Khan, Raakhee, and Shakti Kapoor. Aruna Irani received a Filmfare Nomination for Best Supporting Actress, the only nomination for the film.
  3. "Rocky" is a 2013 Bengali-language Indian film directed by Sujit Mondal, starring Mahaakshay Chakraborty and Pooja Bose in lead roles. The film also has Mithun Chakraborty in guest appearance. The film is the remake of 2011 successful Telugu-language Indian feature film Oosaravelli directed by Surender Reddy starring Jr. NTR and Tamannaah Bhatia.
  4. "Rocky" a.k.a. "Rocky – The Rebel" is an Bollywood action film, directed by Suresh Krisna. The film stars Zayed Khan, Isha Sharvani and Minissha Lamba in the lead roles. It is a remake of Telugu film Raghavendra.


  1. "Rocky" is a fighting video game released in 2002 by Rage Software. The game is based on the Rocky movies.
    • mode: Single-player video game, Multiplayer video game
    • developers: Rage Software, MGM Interactive
    • genres: Fighting game, Sports game
    • publishers: Ubisoft, Rage Software
    • released on (13 years ago)
  2. "Rocky" is the second video game based on the popular series of Rocky movies, released for the Sega Master System in 1987. The player must train Rocky Balboa before each fight to improve his skills. Rocky possesses a straight punch, a hook, an uppercut, and body punch as well as various combos.
    • mode: Single-player video game, Multiplayer video game
    • developer: Sega
    • genres: Fighting game, Sports game
    • publisher: Sega
    • released on (28 years ago)


  1. Rocky is a Swedish autobiographical comic strip created by Martin Kellerman, focusing on an anthropomorphic dog, Rocky, and his friends in their everyday life in Stockholm.
  2. Rocky is a fictional character in the 2000 film Chicken Run.
  3. Rocky a.k.a. Rajvir is a fictional character from the 1999 film Dillagi.
  4. Rocky a.k.a. Rocky the Flying Squirrel: Rocket J. Squirrel, usually called by the nickname "Rocky", is the name of the flying squirrel protagonist of the 1959-1964 animated television series Rocky and His Friends and The Bullwinkle Show, produced by Jay Ward. Rocky's sidekick is the cartoon moose, Bullwinkle. Both Rocky and Bullwinkle were given the middle initial "J" as a reference to Ward.
  5. Rocky a.k.a. Ototan is a fictional character from the 1998-1999 anime TV series Flint The Time Detective.
  6. Rocky is a fictional film character.
  7. Rocky is a fictional character in the 1960 teleplay The Iceman Cometh.

There are other characters with in their name, like Rocky Jones, Rocky Verma, Rocky's Dog, Rocky Balboa, Rocky Bleier, Rocky Horror, Rocky Johnson, Rocky DeSantos, Rocky Ferguson, Rocky Marciano, Rocky Rockford, Rocky Sullivan, Rocky and Mugsy.


  1. "Rocky" is a 1975 song written by Jay Stevens. "Rocky" would be Dickey Lee's most successful single on the country chart, becoming his only number one on the country chart. The single stayed at number one for a single week and spent a total of fourteen weeks on the country chart.
  2. "Rocky" is a musical album of Bill Conti, soundtrack.
    • also known as Rocky Soundtrack
    • released in (40 years ago)
  3. "Rocky" is a musical album of Rahul Dev Burman, soundtrack.
    • released in (36 years ago)
  4. "Rocky" is a musical single of Dog Eat Dog.
    • released in (20 years ago)


  1. Rocky a.k.a. Dwayne Johnson: Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American and Canadian actor, producer and professional wrestler.
  2. Rocky a.k.a. Steven Bauer is a Cuban-American actor. He is known for his role as Manny Ribera in the 1983 film Scarface, his role as Don Eladio in the AMC drama series Breaking Bad, and his role on the bilingual PBS show ¿Qué Pasa, USA?.
  3. Rocky a.k.a. Rocky Graziano: Thomas Rocco Barbella, better known as Rocky Graziano, was an American boxer. Graziano was considered one of the greatest knockout artists in boxing history, often displaying the capacity to take his opponent out with a single punch. He was ranked 23rd on The Ring magazine list of the greatest punchers of all time. His life story was the basis of the 1956 Oscar-winning drama film, Somebody Up There Likes Me, based on his 1955 autobiography of the same title.
  4. Rocky a.k.a. Vince Papale: Vincent Francis Papale is a former professional American football player. He played three seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League following two seasons with the Philadelphia Bell of the World Football League. Papale was the inspiration for the 2006 movie Invincible.
  5. Rocky a.k.a. Aditya Srivastava is an Indian film and television actor.
  6. Rocky a.k.a. Raquel Castro is an American teen actress and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her role in the 2004 film Jersey Girl as Gertie Trinké, the daughter of Ollie Trinké and Gertrude Steiney, the role for which Castro won the Young Artist Award for the Best Performance in a Feature Film - Young Actress Age Ten or Younger. She was a contestant in the American version of The Voice.
  7. Rocky a.k.a. Rocky Bleier: Robert Patrick "Rocky" Bleier is a former National Football League halfback who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1968 and from 1971 to 1980.
  8. Rocky a.k.a. Chandrachur Singh is an Indian actor, who works in Bollywood films.
  9. Rocky a.k.a. Raquel Pennington is an American mixed martial artist who competes in Ultimate Fighting Championship women's bantamweight division. She has previously fought for Invicta Fighting Championships. As of December 10, 2014, she is #12 in official UFC women's bantamweight rankings.
  10. Rocky a.k.a. Allan Lane: Allan "Rocky" Lane was an American studio leading man and the star of many cowboy B-movies in the 1940s and 1950s. He appeared in more than 125 films and TV shows in a career lasting from 1929 to 1966. He is best known for being the voice of the talking horse on the television series Mister Ed, beginning in 1961.
  11. Rocky a.k.a. Osvaldo González: Osvaldo Alexis González Sepúlveda is a Chilean footballer.
  12. Rocky a.k.a. Todd Karns: Roscoe Todd Karns was an American actor perhaps best remembered for playing Harry Bailey, the younger brother of George Bailey in the Christmas classic It's a Wonderful Life.
  13. Rocky a.k.a. Rocky Verma in Indore, Madhya Pradesh India is an Indian bollywood film and television actor.
  14. Rocky a.k.a. Veronica Balfe: Veronica Cooper was an American actress who appeared in a few films under the name Sandra Shaw. She was the wife of the actor Gary Cooper and mother of the painter Maria Cooper Janis.
  15. Rocky a.k.a. Rocky McIntosh: Roger A. "Rocky" McIntosh Jr.
  16. Rocky a.k.a. Ron Swoboda: Ronald Alan Swoboda is a former Major League Baseball outfielder best remembered as a member of the Miracle Mets.
  17. Rocky a.k.a. Choky Ice is a Hungarian pornographic actor, who worked as a model before entering the adult film industry in 1998. Since then, he has appeared in projects such as Porn Wars Episode 2 and 3.
  18. Rocky a.k.a. Hrach Titizian is an actor, producer and casting director.
  19. Rocky a.k.a. Rocky Siberie: Richmar Siberie is a football forward playing with A.S.D. Pro Settimo & Eureka in Italy. Siberie is known in international football as Rocky.
  20. Rocky a.k.a. Raquel Gardner is an actress.
  21. Rocky a.k.a. Melissa Brasselle is an actress and model.
  22. Rocky a.k.a. Brittany Petros is an American actress, producer, and television personality. She first rose to fame as a cast member on the first season of the reality-television competition Big Brother, and has since went on to appear as an actress in various roles. She has also done extensive work in production and casting roles.
  23. Rocky a.k.a. Edward Kolb: Edward W. Kolb, known as Rocky Kolb, is a cosmologist and a professor at the University of Chicago as well as the dean of Physical Sciences. He has worked on many aspects of the big bang cosmology, including baryogenesis, nucleosynthesis and dark matter. He is author, with Michael Turner, of the popular textbook The Early Universe. Additionally, alongside his co-author Michael Turner, Kolb was awarded the 2010 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics.
  24. Rocky a.k.a. Rok Draksic: Rok Drakšič is a Slovenian judoka.
  25. Rocky a.k.a. Karan Deol is the son of Sunny Deol.
  26. Rocky a.k.a. Rocky Salumbides is an actor.
  27. Rocky a.k.a. Robert Laurie: Robert "Rocky" Laurie is an Australian former rugby league footballer. He played for the Eastern Suburbs Roosters and the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the New South Wales Rugby League premiership.
  28. Rocky a.k.a. Rocky Gutierrez is the son of Eduardo P. Gutierrez.
  29. Rocky a.k.a. Saimoni Rokini born 9 December 1972 is a Fijian rugby union footballer. He plays as a centre. His nickname is Rocky.
  30. Rocky a.k.a. Rocco is an actor and a film producer, director and score composer.
  31. Rocky a.k.a. Malcolm Stone is a TV & film art director, production designer and set decorator.
  32. Rocky a.k.a. Raquel Bell is an actress.
  33. Rocky a.k.a. Austin Kalish is a screenwriter and television producer.
  34. Rocky a.k.a. Robert Granados is an actor and police officer.
  35. Rocky is an actor.
    • also known as Rockey
    • profession: Actor
    • read more about Rocky (actor)
  36. Rocky is an actor.
  37. Rocky a.k.a. Yul 'Rock' Brynner II: Yul 'Rock' Brynner II is a historian, teacher, novelist and actor.
  38. Rocky a.k.a. Roxanne Fox is an actress.
  39. Rocky is an actor.

There are other people with in their name, like Rocky Giò, Rocky Her, Rocky Lai, Rocky Roe, Rocky Shi, ASAP Rocky, Kati Rocky, Rocky Beta, Rocky Fain, Rocky Farr and many others.


Rocky is an actor.


  1. Rocky is a town in Washita County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 174 at the 2000 census. The town lies along U.S. Route 183.
  2. ROCKY is an Aviation waypoint.
  3. ROCKY is an Aviation waypoint.

There are other places with in their name, like Rocky Bar, Rocky Gap, Rocky Run, Rocky Ford, Rocky Fork, Rocky Glen, Rocky Hill, Rocky Peak, Rocky Brook, Rocky Butte, Rocky Creek, Rocky Hills, Rocky Mound, Rocky Mount, Rocky Point, Rocky Ridge, Rocky River, Rocky Steps, Rocky Bottom and Rocky Branch.


  1. Rocky is a boxing saga of popular films all written by and starring Sylvester Stallone, who plays the character Rocky Balboa. The films are, by order of release date: Rocky, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky IV, Rocky V and Rocky Balboa. The film series has grossed more than US$1 billion at the worldwide box office.
    • also known as Paulie Pennino
  2. Rocky is a 2014 theatre production of the play by Thomas Meehan adapted from the 1976 film Rocky.
  3. Rocky a.k.a. Dave Ryan: Dave "Rocky" Ryan born in Derby is an English professional light welter/welterweight boxer of the 2000s and '10s who has won the British Boxing Board of Control Midlands Area welterweight title, BBBofC Midlands Area light welterweight title, British Masters light-welterweight title, and Commonwealth light welterweight title, and was a challenger for the BBBofC English light welterweight title against Curtis Woodhouse.

Phrases with Rocky

  1. Rocky road
  2. Rocky Shiner
  3. Rocky Ragwort
  4. rocky marciano
  5. rocky mountains
  6. Rocky Mountain Fir
  7. rocky mountain jay
  8. rocky mountain goat
  9. Rocky Mountain Iris
  10. Rocky Mountain Rush
  11. Rocky Mountain Sage
  12. Rocky Mountain Toad
  13. Rocky Mountainsnail
  14. Rocky Mountain Aster
  15. Rocky Mountain Draba
  16. Rocky Mountain Elder
  17. Rocky Mountain Fever
  18. Rocky Mountain Gilia
  19. Rocky Mountain Maple
  20. Rocky Mountain Phlox

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Rocky

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2011)

by Colin Larkin

with the Muppets Rocky Mountain Holiday (RCA 1982), It's About ...

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Jewish Writers of the Twentieth Century (2004)

by Sorrel Kerbel

Theterm “roommates” isaneffective example,for Apple's grandfather,nicknamed Rocky, wasa roommate attwo key stagesinthe author's life, neither ofwhich would customarily include a cohabitor of this age. First, whenApple wasacollege ...

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Quotes about Rocky

On a rocky beach
I fished my fresh fish
From that rocky beach
Some time ago (Aldo Kraas)
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Scrabble value of R1O1C3K5Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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